USA Today published an op-ed by Wayne Perry, the President of the Boy Scouts of America, in which he urges the 1,400 voting members gathering in Dallas to vote to allow gay youth to be a part of Scouting.
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The first gay male couple to have their wedding featured in JET Magazine appeared on MSNBC Tuesday night to speak to host Thomas Roberts about the “exhilarating experience.”
The Transgender Legal Defense and Education Fund (TLDEF) annouced a victory in a the case of a 12-year-old transgender girl who was excluded from her school just because of who she is.
An LGBT couple whose engagement at the White House's LGBT Pride Month reception went viral in an online video were married last week in New York City.
Virginia teenager Sage Smith has been missing for nearly 20 days and there has been virtually no media coverage of her abduction.
The U.S. Supreme Court announced that it will review Edith Windsor's case challenging the so-called federal "Defense of Marriage" Act (DOMA), and an appeal to a lower court ruling on Proposition 8.
Support for marriage equality has reached an all-time high among African-American and Latino voters in Illinois, according to a recent PPP poll.
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A former top aide to Republican Gov. Tim Pawlenty on Wednesday publicly urged Minnesota GOP legislators to back legalized gay marriage or risk alienating young voters.
Frustrated by being left out of an immigration overhaul, gay rights groups are pushing to adjust a bipartisan Senate bill to include gay couples. But Democrats are treading carefully, wary of adding another divisive issue that could cost Republican support and jeopardize the entire bill.
The number of U.S. states allowing gay marriage is set to enter double digits now that Rhode Island's state Senate has taken a landmark vote.
Former Rep. Jim Kolbe urged members of the Senate to include language allowing a path to citizenship for same-sex binational couples in a bill to reform immigration policies.
A Boy Scouts of America proposal to admit gay boys as members while continuing to bar homosexual adults as leaders is not a good way to settle a longstanding controversy that has roiled the youth organization in recent months, a Los Angeles Scouts official says.
Americans are turning a corner on gay rights, and slowly but surely, they seem to be dragging the Boy Scouts along behind them. Leaders of the organization recently proposed dropping its ban on openly gay Scouts, while continuing to prohibit gay adults from serving as scoutmasters.
The leader of the Illinois Legislative Black Caucus says the fate of a measure that would authorize same-sex couples to marry in Illinois may rest with 20 black legislators in the Illinois House.
While the country waits for rulings from the Supreme Court on the Defense of Marriage Act and Proposition 8, states are rushing ahead to reform their own regulations on marriage.